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The OPCW Just Trashed Seymour Hersh's Khan Sheikhoun Conspiracy Theory - bellingcat

Seymour Hersh is not having a good couple of weeks. Since his latest article was published in Welt, he has come under criticism from various parties, not least Bellingcat, for his thinly-sourced piece on the April 4th, 2017 Khan Sheikhoun chemical ...and more »

Syria's chemical attack may be on hold, but the crisis continues - Fox News

Late Monday night, the White House released a statement warning of “potential preparations for another chemical weapons attack by the Assad regime that would likely result in the mass murder of civilians, including innocent children.” This marked the ...and more »

Summary of Claims Surrounding the Khan Sheikhoun Chemical Attack - bellingcat

In the wake of the April 4th 2017 chemical attack in Khan Sheikhoun, Syria, various parties have made claims about the circumstances surrounding the attack. With today's publication of the OPCW's report on the attack this article aims to summarise key ...and more »

How to Play Diplomatic Dodgeball with Bashar al-Assad - The National Interest Online

A public red-line warning to Assad has more weight because it brings into the equation the issue of U.S. credibility. Daniel Serwer. July 1, 2017. TweetShareShare · Printer-friendly version. Monday night the White House issued a warning to President ...and more »

OPCW: Sarin Gas Used in April Syria Attack - U.S. News & World Report

Sarin nerve gas was definitively used in the April chemical attack in Syria that prompted U.S. military reaction, a Hague-based watchdog organization said on Friday. "I strongly condemn this atrocity, which wholly contradicts the norms enshrined in the ...and more »

Chemical weapons watchdog says sarin used in April attack in Syria - Reuters

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The world's chemical weapons watchdog said the banned nerve agent sarin was used in an attack in northern Syria in April that killed dozens of people, a report from a fact-finding team seen by Reuters on Thursday showed. The ...and more »

What's Behind the Syrian Chemical-Weapons Warning? - The National Interest Online

Assad may be hoping that another chemical-weapons attack in Idlib Province could dissuade further rebel advances. Matthew RJ Brodsky. June 30, 2017. TweetShareShare · Printer-friendly version. From seemingly out of nowhere, White House Press Secretary ...and more »

Syria – Chemical weapons – OPCW Fact-Finding Mission report on the attack in Khan Shaykhun (30 June 2017) - France Diplomatie (press release)

This report unequivocally confirms that sarin, a chemical warfare agent, was used in the Khan Shaykhun attack on April 4, which killed more than 80 people and injured more than 500 others. The conclusions of the report are indisputable, as are the ...and more »

Macron shifts on Syria, rejects 'Assad must go', neoconservatism - Asia Times

In a recent interview with the Guardian, French President Emanual Macron signaled a significant shift in French foreign policy, espousing a rejection of “neoconservatism imported into France”: “My line is clear: one, a total fight against terrorist ...and more »

Report Confirms Use of Chemical Weapons in Syrian Attack - The Atlantic

Like ​The Atlantic? Subscribe to ​The Atlantic Daily​, our free weekday email newsletter. A report from the watchdog group that monitors the international chemical weapons treaty concluded Thursday that sarin, a deadly nerve agent, led to the deaths of ...and more »